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Facebook brings the “stories” feature
to its main application, perhaps it will be a knock on Snape Chat
Like Snape Chat, Facebook stories last for 24 hours and then disappear
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Facebook officially announced Tuesday that it has brought the “Snapshot” feature of the Snape chat service to its main application, making it its latest weapon in the face of Snape Chat, which has been terrified of attracting teen Facebook users.
A few years ago, Facebook realized that Snape Chat could pose a threat to its social network. The latter attracted a generation of young people looking for more privacy, as well as the ability to share photos and videos in a more spontaneous and youthful way. Snape Chat in 2013 but her request was rejected, prompting her to quickly imitate the most prominent features, the feature of “stories.”
On August 2, Facebook began its battle with Snap Chat by bringing the feature to the Instagram service, under the name Instagram , and then on February 24, which marks the eighth anniversary of WattsUp , The feature has been brought to the most widely used instant messaging applications around the world as “Status”.
Earlier this month, Facebook, which has the world’s largest social networking network with more than 1.86 billion active users per month, has brought the feature called “Diary” to the MSN Messenger service and today announces the availability of ” Facebook Stories “on its main application.
For the first time, Facebook is trying to give the camera a central place in its smart application by encouraging users to share and edit more photos and videos by adding posters, just like Snap Chat.
While photo and video sharing is a key component of user communication, Snape, the owner of SnapShat, which floated its IPO earlier this month, insists it is a camera company rather than a social platform, Delivering it to users by changing its name, and launching Spectacles.
The same applies to Facebook, which tried in a publication on its blog to say that it does not imitate Snab Chat, but make users; through the new feature, express through the images and video about moments can not be expressed in this way, she said at the end of a video posted on Her blog: “Let your camera talk about you”.
“As of today, we will start launching a new camera with effects and two additional ways to share the photos and video you take,” Facebook said in its publication. The new update will be available this week to all Facebook users on Android and iOS.
The new camera can be accessed by dragging the screen to the right of the “Latest News” page, and comes with dozens of effects, such as masks, frames, and interactive filters, that can be added to both photos and videos.
“Interactive effects allow you to interact with animated objects, such as snow, and the effects of patterns add a real-time technical candidate, allowing you to transform your daily photos into a Picasso artwork.”
Like Snape Chat stories, Facebook Stories last for 24 hours and disappear, with the option of choosing the category that can see publications, which can be limited to friends only. Stories will not appear on the News or News page unless the user chooses to post them there.
Facebook promised in the coming months to add new ways to allow users to create their own frames and effects.Viewing:-64
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